IBON blasts Ombudsman for 3-year inaction on red-tagging complaint
February 10, 2023
The Ombudsman has become an enabler of red-tagging in failing to take any meaningful action on the administrative complaint IBON filed against government officials three years ago.
IBON backs moves vs red-tagging, hits Ombudsman inaction
April 11, 2022
The Office of the Ombudsman is reinforcing the culture of impunity by turning a cold shoulder to mounting criminal complaints against government officials red-tagging activists. This includes IBON’s complaint filed over two years ago.
Ombudsman sitting on IBON red-tagging complaint for a year
February 11, 2021
The Ombudsman is becoming an enabler of the non-stop red-tagging by its failure to take action on IBON’s complaint filed a year ago. The Ombudsman should live up to its mandate and take immediate steps to hold red-tagging officials accountable.
Ombudsman’s inaction is making it a red-tagging enabler — IBON
November 2, 2020
Action on IBON’s complaint is more urgent than ever with the issuance of the implementing rules and regulations of the controversial Anti-Terrorism Law which is facing 37 petitions against it at the Supreme Court.
IBON opens to gov’t inspection days before anti-terrorism law effectivity
July 15, 2020
With the Anti-Terrorism Law soon coming into effect, research group IBON opened their office for inspection by the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) and Bgy. Sacred Heart officials. The ocular inspection was requested to show IBON’s transparency and prove the absence of illegal materials and equipment on the premises.
Gov’t creating pretext to use Anti-Terrorism Law against IBON?
July 11, 2020
The persistent falsehoods and malicious accusations spread by the PNA and NTF-ELCAC appear to be laying the groundwork for the Anti-Terrorism Law to be used against the institution and its research and education work. These accusations are however baseless and IBON will continue to explain socioeconomic and political issues, uphold the interest of the marginalized majority of Filipinos, and advocate against unjust and inequitable economic structures.
Responses of Parlade and Badoy prove IBON’s case
February 12, 2020
IBON takes solace in how the outbursts of Parlade and Badoy provide additional evidence for the Ombudsman of the officials’ misdeeds and misconduct.
IBON Executive Director on Red-tagging
February 11, 2020
IBON defies and will overcome red-tagging
February 10, 2020
IBON filed a complaint with the Office of the Ombudsman to hold government officials accountable for their malicious and baseless red-tagging of so many activists, individuals and groups especially since the creation of the so-called National Task Force to End Local Communism and Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) in 2018. We focused on red-tagging because this is […]